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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Why does the pulse rate increase during an asthma attack?

Why does the pulse rate increase during an asthma attack?

Multiple factors: The natural response to stress of any kind is the release of the bodies stress chemicals, which include adrenalin, that speeds the heart to posh blood flow. Oxygen hunger can drive the stress response and an automatic increase in breathing rate to get more oxygen. ...Read more

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Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Why does increase in heart rate and breathing rate accompany exercise?

Exercise: With increasing body work load and oxygen metabolic demands increasing, the heart rate will increase to increase the cardiac output and breathing rate will increase to make more oxygen available. ...Read more

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How does dancing affect your heart rate?

How does dancing affect your heart rate?

Increases: Dancing increases your heart rate because your muscles need more oxygen to keep you moving, which means the heart has to work harder to get the oxygen there! ...Read more

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How does food affect your heart rate?

Heart rate: A generic meal may be associated with a small heart rate increase as blood flow shifts volume to the gut. If substances causing additional effects stimulating or suppressing rate are present different changes could be seen. ...Read more

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How does your heart rate change during rem?

How does your heart rate change during rem?

Increased: Rem sleep is actually associated with surges in heart rate and an increase "sympathetic tone." physiologically, rem sleep is stressful with an increase in cerebral blood flow as well. Non-rem sleep is characterized by slowing heart rate and decreased cerebral blood flow. You dream in most all stages of sleep but rem dreams are more vivid and we usually remember them. ...Read more

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How does exercise affect the cardiac output?

How does exercise affect the cardiac output?

Exercise: In order to facilitate the increase in oxygen demand of the muscles during exercise, the heart rate and volume of blood per beat will go up. Cardiac output is the product of heart rate times stroke volume. Therefore cardiac output will increase with exercise. ...Read more

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How does sleep affect your heart rate?

How does sleep affect your heart rate?

Sleep: Generally the heart rate slows down during sleep. If there is an anxiety producing dream however, heart rate can go up. ...Read more

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How does increased heart rate due to stress result in a heart attack?

How does increased heart rate due to stress result in a heart attack?

Increased rate: Your heart needs blood to function, if it's working harder, it needs more oxygen. If your heart blood vessels can't deliver the extra oxygen, areas of your heart become. ...Read more

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29 male no exercise, resting heart rate is 95-100bmp, normal blood pressure. How can I quickly reduce that rate, how long does exercise take?

29 male no exercise, resting heart rate is 95-100bmp, normal blood pressure. How can I quickly reduce that rate, how long does exercise take?

Take your time: Start an aerobic exercise regimen. A 30 minute brisk walk is a great way to start. But build your way up to thirty minutes. Over a fee days if necessary. Your heart rate will respond. ...Read more

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What happens to cardiac output and after load when when heart rate is low? does it increase because high heart rate causes decrease in CO

Varies.: BUT in a young healthy person, generally the heart rate is low because the heart is efficiently pumping and the cardiac output is good. Generally, (in normals), increasing the heart rate increases pumping and cardiac output. ...Read more

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I got fast heart beat or heart rate without exercising my heart rate is 106 is that normal for my age at 21 can fear cause heart problems?

I got fast heart beat or heart rate without exercising my heart rate is 106 is that normal for my age at 21 can fear cause heart problems?

No, yes: That heart rate is high for a resting heart rate. Anxiety can sometimes contribute to an elevation in baseline heart rate. I would schedule an appointment with a primary care doctor for a medical checkup, that would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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What happens if heart bit rate increases/decreases does performance level increases/decreases as well?

What happens if heart bit rate increases/decreases does performance level increases/decreases as well?

Bit rate?: I'm not familiar with the term "heart bit rate". If you mean "heart rate" - there are many factors related to performance. The heart rate will increase with increasing workload and when it reaches its physiological maximum, oxygen debt begins and performance quickly declines. ...Read more

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Does sneezing cause increase in your heart beat rate?

Does sneezing cause increase in your heart beat rate?

Sneezing: Sneezing can cause a decreased venous return and tachycardia response. ...Read more

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Why does pulse rate increase with emotional duress?

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Why does pulse rate increase with emotional duress?

Pulse: One hypothesis is when breath rapidly it stimulates the baghdad nerves which stimulate the brain to produce more adrenaline which affects the blood vessels which increases pulse rate. Another theory is hyperventilation causes more demand for oxygen which makes heart work faster. ...Read more

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How does the heart increase cardiac output?

How does the heart increase cardiac output?

Cardiac output: This is a product of stroke volume or cc's of blood per beat times the heart rate so cardiac output increases with either an increase in stroke volume or heart rate or both. ...Read more

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Dangerous to exercise with a high resting heart rate of 155+ all responses greatly appreciated thanks! also I am already seeing a cardio and have med

Dangerous to exercise with a high resting heart rate of 155+ all responses greatly appreciated thanks! also I am already seeing a cardio  and have med

?: Bonnie, it's hard for me to imagine that your cardio has not treated your resting heart rate of 155+. This is damaging to your heart whether you exercise or not. Moreover, if your resting heart rate is near its maximum, you're not going to get very far with your exercise. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of an exaggerated heart rate response to heat? I am fully hydrated but HR is very high (140's walking). I am elite athlete

What could be the cause of an exaggerated heart rate response to heat? I am fully hydrated but HR is very high (140's walking). I am elite athlete

Many causes: Tachycardia can be caused by many things. Dehydration, thyroid issues, electrolyte abnormalities are just a few potential cause. You should see your physician and be evaluated. ...Read more

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Biofeedback - which is more accurate for generalized anxiety, galvanic skin response or heart rate variability?

HRV: I can speak for heart rate variability and say that it is an accurate and powerful way to assess biofeedback. We have used hrv based devices in our clinic with good response. ...Read more

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Fast heart rate and chest tightness when taking liquid doxepin. Left 3 messages with doctor and no response. Should i seek another doctor?

Check dose: Yes some of side effects include palpitation fast heart rate tachycardia low blood pressure check your dose best is to start low and go ow also less caffeine need to balance your diet check your blood pressure. ...Read more

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When i stand my heart rate goes up to 120. I get weak and achy and my body sways. Could this be because i haven't exercised? I'm scared to.

When i stand my heart rate goes up to 120. I get weak and achy and my body sways. Could this be because i haven't exercised? I'm scared to.

Classic signs POTS: Postural orthostatic hypotension is a condition which is well known to occur in young women. This is a benign condition treated with lots of fluid, salt, ted stockings, and tilt training. If needed the condition can be treated with certain medications. Talk to your doctor. A test call head-up tilt table testing could help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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When working out, i my heart rate tends to read a bit higher than normal around 190bpm during vigorous exercise, but i don't feel bad. It's this ok?

When working out, i my heart rate tends to read a bit higher than normal around 190bpm during vigorous exercise, but i don't feel bad. It's this ok?

Rapid recovery: With vigorous exercise this is not very abnormal as long as your normal heart rate returns after a few minutes' rest. You could go through a treadmill stress test to document that there are no significant problems. ...Read more

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What should my heart rate be at my age?

What should my heart rate be at my age?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate for a normal adult is 60-80bpm, with exercise we target heart rate to age and phsyical status. ...Read more

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Whats a normal change in heart rate with exercise?

Whats a normal change in heart rate with exercise?

Increased heart rate: Exercise is cardiovascular (aerobic) if you raise and elevate your heart rate for an extended period of time. Preferably you would like to elevate your pulse to 65-85% of your max hr. Max hr= 220- age. So for example if you are 30yo your max hr = 190 BPM and you would want to elevate your heart rate to at least 125 to 162. If you are strength training it will be a smaller increase than that. ...Read more

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I exceeded my maximum heart rate for my age, is this bad?

I exceeded my maximum heart rate for my age, is this bad?

No: Maximum heart rate for age is a PREDICTED heart rate and is only a guideline. When I supervise treadmill stress tests, I see people exceed their predicted max everyday. As long as you feel ok (tired and winded, of course!), it's okay. ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more